Open Competition

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Entry Fee: $30 


Five prizes of $10,000 each and publication by participating trade, university, or small press publishers are given annually for poetry collections. Publishers include Beacon Press, Ecco, Milkweed Editions, Penguin Books, and University of Georgia Press. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 64 pages with a $30 entry fee between January 1 and February 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

National Poetry Series, Open Competition, 57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08540.